A Bell Block solo dad was ordered to do 200 hours' community work after failing to tell Work and Income he was working.
Wayne Douglas Turner, who was overpaid $5663 for the domestic purposes benefit, was repaying the money, New Plymouth District Court was told.
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A New Zealand man has set out for Taranaki from Australia in his second attempt to become the first person to kayak the Tasman solo.
Bad weather has left a trio of adventurous friends with some unfinished business.
A father and daughter suffered hypothermia when their boat capsized, forcing a dramatic rescue.
Local councils needs to lead the fight against synthetic cannabis, says Paula Bennett.
A record number of noise complaints has sent Taranaki's Purple Paddocks indoors.
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